Taxon: Ranunculus asiaticus L.

 
Genus: Ranunculus
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Ranunculeae
Nomen number: 30814
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:552. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jan-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Asian buttercup  (Source: F Iraq) - English
  • Persian buttercup  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Persian crowfoot  (Source: F Iraq) - English
  • shaqeeq  (Source: F Egypt) - Arabic
  • bukettranunkel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt, Libya (n.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece [Crete]


    Cultivated (widely cult. in temperate regions)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  9. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  10. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  13. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. (China FlEncy)
  14. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=30814. Accessed 25 May 2018.